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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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90 reader reviews for Volvo S60 Saloon.
  • 2.0T SE 4dr

    TERENCE MANONGA , ESSEX . Date: 08/04/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have owned this car for the last one year six months. It's good car but repairing costs are high from the dealer. I've had problems with the idling which i was advised to buy a new air mass flow meter. On the motorway it's a perfect car and the fuel consumption is great. talk of comfort its absolutely fantastic and the sound system is of higher quality. I've had it serviced by someone who is specialist in servicing Volvos for half the price what the dealer charges. It's smooth overall and I have fallen in love with it.

  • D5 Sport 4dr

    Chris Lindley-Smith , staffordshire . Date: 01/04/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    As a high-mileage driver, the S60 seemed a good choice for long-distance cruising work, and following a string of Audi A4s and A6s, the S60 was very impressive for its comfort, power, practicality and specification.

    I bought the car new and after covering 70,000 miles in about 18 months my illusion of Volvo's reputation for reliability has been tarnished by two breakdowns in as many months and repair bills for well over £1000, despite the first problem occuring only just over the 60,000-mile warranty period (the car was well within the time given for warranty work).

    My local dealer (Stratstone - Stoke on Trent) has been very helpful and the service staff there are first-rate. I thought servicing costs were very high even with familiarity of Audi costs.

    Overall, it's a very good car offering great value for money but be wary of reliability and multi-storey car parks, because it's like parking an oil tanker!

  • D5 185 S 4dr

    Ludek Rychly Date: 31/03/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Great car. Fatastic engine, smooth, dynamic and not thirsty at all, especially on long distance journeys, average consumtion around 7 litres, even less on motorway. Excellent comfort, very cosy interior, good quality stereo, low interior noice. Excellent driving in snow and winter time in general. Very reliable, no problems at all, but the turbo changed under warranty. The only irritating thing - a huge turning circle, but you get used to it. 40.000 kms since October 2005. Tempted to trade it for a 4x4 at some point, but it is impossible to get rid of a Volvo after some period - every other car seems shabby in comparison. Just try!

  • 2.4D SE 4dr

    maurice andrews , Essex . Date: 05/02/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I like to say well done Volvo. I laugh at my chums with their overpriced German equivalents, with inflated running costs and egos. Great car, well built and well reliable. loved every second of driving it apart from the dealers.

    Dont get the 18" alloy option

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